Agronomy (AGRO)

AGRO 409G   Weed Science    2 Hours

Identification of prominent weed species; relationship of weeds to crop production problems; physical and chemical control measures.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 410G.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 120 and AGRO 110; CHEM 105 and CHEM 107 or equivalent.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2017

AGRO 410G   Weed Science    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with AGRO 409G.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 409G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2017

AGRO 414G   Crop Improvement    3 Hours

Identification, development, and utilization of genetic differences in the improvement of cultivated plants.
Prerequisite(s): Six hours of plant science and upper division or graduate standing.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 420G   Forage Crops    2 Hours

Distribution, improvement, morphology, culture, harvesting and utilization of forage crops are presented.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 421G.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110, AGRO 350 and BIOL 120.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; summer 2016

AGRO 421G   Forage Crops Laboratory    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with AGRO 420G. Laboratory, two hours.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 420G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; summer 2016

AGRO 422G   Field Crops    3 Hours

Distribution, improvement, morphology, culture, harvesting, and utilization of field crops are presented.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110, AGRO 350, and BIOL 120 or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2017

AGRO 452G   Soil Microbiology    3 Hours

Soil microbial populations and systems and their influence on plant nutrition. Soil organic matter, its decomposition and associated microorganisms; oxidation-reduction process; nitrogen fixation.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 350 and BIOL 207, BIOL 208.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017

AGRO 454G   Soil Management and Conservation    3 Hours

Economic utilization of land for agricultural recreation and public purposes; interpretation and application of soil conservation; public and industrial uses; practice in designing land-use maps.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 350.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2017

AGRO 455G   Soil Chemistry    2 Hours

Analytical techniques used in soil chemistry and soil fertility; studies nutrient determination, colloidal systems, chemical properties related to plant nutrition.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 456G.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 350.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 456G   Soil Chemistry Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with AGRO 455G.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 455G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 457G   Soil Form/Class/Map    2 Hours

Soil origin; classification schemes; profile description, mapping and interpretation of soil survey information are discussed, emphasizing Kentucky soils.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 458G.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 350.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 458G   Soil Form/Class/Map Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with AGRO 457G.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 457G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 475G   Topics Agronomy    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Special topics acquaint advanced undergraduate students with scientific developments of current interest in agriculture. Appropriate topic titles are assigned. Lecture and assignments vary with credit.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016

AGRO 509   Weed Science    2 Hours

Prerequsiite(s): BIOL 120, AGRO 110; CHEM 105 and CHEM 107 or equivalent. Identification of prominent week species; relationship of weeds to crop production problems; physical and chemical control measures.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 510.
Recent Term(s) Offered:

AGRO 510   Weed Science Laboratory    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with AGRO 509.
Corequisite(s): AGRO 509.
Recent Term(s) Offered:

AGRO 521   Pasture Management    3 Hours

Development of pastures, physiological principles related to forage production, pasture management, and preservation and use of conserved forages.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 420/AGRO 421 and ANSC 448 or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015

AGRO 522   Field Crops    3 Hours

Distribution, morphology, culture, phenology, harvest and utilization of field crops are presented.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110, AGRO 350, and BIOL 120.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 552   Soil Microbiology    3 Hours

Soil microbial populations and systems and their influence on plant nutrition. Soil organic matter, its decomposition and associated microorganisms; oxidation-reduction process; nitrogen fixation.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 350 and BIOL 207, BIOL 208.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGRO 554   Soil Management & Conservation    3 Hours

Economic utilization of land for agricultural recreation and public purposes; interpretation and application of soil conservation; public and industrial uses; practice in designing land-use maps.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 350.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None